Kadant Fiberline (China) Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of Kadant Inc. (NYSE: KAI), announced it successfully started up three OCC systems at China’s Chaozhou Hefengte and Anhui Linping.
The new OCC line at Chaozhou Hefengte has a capacity of 650 bone-dry metric tons per day and features the latest technology to produce 90-130 gsm containerboard with low energy consumption and high capacity.
This is the third liner start up within six months with Anhui Linping’s PM5 and PM6 OCC lines starting up in December 2019 and January 2020, respectively. The two lines have a combined design capacity of 500,000 metric tons per year.
“We are pleased to have been selected by Hefengte and Linping to supply our advanced OCC systems and related equipment for these modernization projects,” said Peter Ma, vice president of sales and marketing at Kadant Fiberline China. “Our expertise in recycled fiber processing positions us well for projects such as this where product, process, and controls integration are required for maximum uptime, production, and quality.”
Chaozhou Hefengte and Anhui Linping selected Kadant for these projects based on the company’s OCC equipment technology and track record of successful rebuilds.
Kadant Fiberline (China) Co. Ltd., is a leading fiber processing and recycling equipment supplier that designs, manufactures, and services equipment used in virgin and recycled paper stock preparation and paper machine approach-flow applications.